Nicholas Coombs

Junior Account Executive

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  • LocationLondon, UK

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Online
  • Brand Management
  • Creative
  • Email Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Web Content
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Copywriting
  • PR
  • Account Management
  • Client Support
  • Press Relations
  • Press Releases
  • Social Meda
  • Coordinating Photoshoots

Work history

2016

Junior Account Executive

Cohn & Wolfe

Nov 2015 - Nov 2016
  • Full Time
  • Junior Account Executive role for Cohn & Wolfe in the Consumer PR Department, representing brands such as Barclaycard, Scottish Widows, Drinkaware, Parker, Waterman, and more: My primary role was to handle media relations for all accounts I worked under - from responsive pre ss office duties, assisting in large sell-ins, arranging media interviews, press trips and more Organising and implementing influencer marketing campaigns Writing press releases and e-shots Event management for various campaign launches Organising and running photoshoots External supplier liaison: Designers/photographers/survey companies, broadcast specialists, celebrity agents Social media management Sourcing case studies for campaigns Creating monthly/weekly PR reports for clients Knowledge of Gorkana, ResponseSource, Social Studio, The Media Eye, Sysomos, Traackr General Ad Hoc duties

2015

Copywriter

Computers Unlimited

Mar 2015 - Oct 2015
  • Full Time
  • Copywriter position for Computers Unlimited, the largest European distributor for products and accessories for Apple, the Digital Home, and Creative Professionals: Primary role as copywriter for press releases, e-shots, website content and more. Running social media pages for various accounts and implementing social media campaigns. Creating monthly PR reports using Adobe InDesign. Assisting with event management for our bi annual showcases. Proof reading and editing print and online content. Working closely with brands for various marketing projects such as Philips, Sonos, Audeze and more. General ad hoc duties.

2015

Social Media Manager

Wiley Badger

Dec 2014 - Feb 2015
  • Freelance
  • Home based role running all social media content with weekly meetings with staff for Wily Badger, a local Clapton magazine. Running all social media profiles including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Interacting with audience and answering any public queries. Running SEO audits for the site, comparing and contrasting performances with key competitors whilst offering insights into improving online presence. Writing editorial content for Wily Badger website. Upholding the company’s image on all social media platforms, whilst aiming to increase online following.

2014

Editorial Assistant

FQ Magazine

May 2014 - Nov 2014
  • Internship
  • Internship writing several features a week and various news stories for FQ Magazine, the leading lifestyle magazine aimed specifically for fathers: Responsible for two sections, “Activities” and “ Travel “, whilst contributing to numerous other sections. Managing the social media accounts of FQ magazine. Work to deadlines without supervision. Researcher for all my articles. Regular contact with PR companies to discuss advertorial opportunities with the magazine.

2014

Editorial Assistant

DesignMyNight

Jan 2014 - Apr 2014
  • Internship
  • Three month Internship in Editorial and Social Media content for the foremost nightlife site in the UK. My duties included: Sourced relevant high-resolution images for articles. Worked under a strict timescale with a number of tasks varying from editing, copywriting and content writing. Learnt a number of SEO practices to maximise online content and adapted my writing technique to fit in with in-house style, whilst also having an understanding of analytics. Writing various items from reviews, blogs, including work experience in photo editing. Assignments were independently based with editorial intervention only coming in after the completion of the task.

Education

2013

English

University of Buckingham

Sep 2011 - Dec 2013
  • BA English Literature: 2:1

2011

Billingual International Baccalaureate

Institut Fenelon

Sep 2007 - Jun 2011
  • France
  • French Baccalaureate (International): Grade AB – English Literature, French Literature, Economics, Sociology, Philosophy, Spanish, Mathematics, Biology, History, Geography and Physical Education.